Growing up, my sister and I thought we were being good citizens of planet Earth by saving up old bread and feeding it to the ducks that lived at a nearby pond.  Only recently have I learned just how dangerous it is to feed ducks, geese, swans, and other water fowl bread.  Just like in […]

No trip to the zoo would be complete without stalking some birds with my camera.  Here are three different bird photos from the Kansas City Zoo.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Bird Photo #1.  I believe that this gorgeous bird is a starling, a song bird that is part of the […]

Just in case I haven’t posted enough duck photos over the years, here’s one I met in Golden Gate Park.  

Any time the sun peeks out and there’s a break in all the rain we’ve received, it seems like every creature rushes to soak in the sun, including this turtle and duck cooling their heels on a log in the middle of Lake Lenexa. On Today’s Date in the Past: Waiting for My Wish to […]

I love mallard ducks.  At the beginning of last year, I think I was taking and sharing too many photos of them.  Then I saw these guys hanging out in the Scottsdale Civic Center Park at Thanksgiving. What do you think?  Do you  have a favorite photo below? Mallard Duck Photo #1.  As always, the […]

I took these shots from farther than I would have liked.  In a snow storm.  They are not as sharp or as impressive as I would have liked, but I wanted to share them for feedback nonetheless. What do you think?  Any tips for next time?   Duck Photo #1.  A mama mallard duck waddles […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]